The Resource (microform)

(microform)

Label
1778-1780
Inclusive dates
1778-1780
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • fre
Summary
Includes journals, memorandums, bulletins, lists of ships and military personnel, and letters, all concerning the role of the French Navy in the Revolutionary War. The vast majority of these documents is written in French.
Action
Described
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Papers
Language note
In French
Location of originals duplicates
  • Originals located in the
  • Archives Nationales
Summary expansion
The correspondence is mostly between French and American generals and admirals, and the French War Department. The journal and memorandums record events and movements on a day to day basis, and discuss and outline the military strategy. Included are a list of the ships of the French fleet and their crew, comments on the British Navy and a general assessment of the situation of the colony. The letters and documents originate in Boston, Massachusetts; the Fredericksburg headquarters; Paris, France; Philadelphia; Pennsylvania; and Rhode Island. Also included are two maps, possibly of the Massachusetts Bay
Label
(microform)
Note
Selection of records from the Archives Nationales, Paris, France, Marine B4
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  • The Library of Virginia
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
2
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000496018
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bc
ReductionRatioRange
normal reduction
Reproduction note
Microfilm.
Specific material designation
microfilm reel
Type of unit
reels.

Library Locations

    • Library of VirginiaBorrow it
      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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